Apple 'Sweet Society' Malus domestica 'Sweet Society' (D)

apple 'Sweet Society'


'Sweet Society' is a dessert apple in pollination group 4. The flowers are pale pink and the fruit is greenish-yellow with red flush. It has an aromatic, Cox-like flavour, though it can be a shy cropper. It was named for the bicentenary of the RHS in 2004

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Sweet Society'

    • Common names

      Malus 'Sweet Society'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    apples according to age and training form; spur bearer

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the vigour of the tree

  • insectPests

    Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and winter moth caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by apple canker, apple scab, powdery mildews, blossom wilt and honey fungus